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Rebounding from Career Setbacks

Rebounding from Career Setbacks | Work in progress | Scoop.it
How well do you rebound from career setbacks? Take this self-assessment to find out.  Brian was a rising star at his company. He advanced through several senior management roles and was soon tapped to head a business unit, reporting directly to the CEO. But after about two years in the job, despite his stellar financial […]
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The Unexpected Drawbacks To Positive Thinking

The Unexpected Drawbacks To Positive Thinking | Work in progress | Scoop.it
One psychologist explains why you "can't expect people to change their mind-sets the way they change their underwear."
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Data scientists analyzed over 100,000 presentations and discovered what the best speakers share

Data scientists analyzed over 100,000 presentations and discovered what the best speakers share | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Unlike Cicero and Aristotle, we have big data tools and machine-learning techniques to examine the core characteristics of effective communicators.
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Having a Difficult Conversation with Someone from a Different Culture

Four pitfalls to avoid.
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The myth of modern burnout

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Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.
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The Ultimate Guide to Difficult Conversations Across Cultures

The Ultimate Guide to Difficult Conversations Across Cultures | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Most of us don’t enjoy having difficult conversations, period — but when they involve someone from our own culture, we can usually rely on some basic shared assumptions about what the interaction
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33 things you should never say to your boss

33 things you should never say to your boss | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Be careful what you say. It may come back to haunt you.
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12 Habits Of Genuine People - Forbes

12 Habits Of Genuine People - Forbes | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Genuine people have a profound impact upon everyone they encounter. These are the unique habits that cause them to radiate with energy and confidence.
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What Leadership Looks Like in Different Cultures

What Leadership Looks Like in Different Cultures | Work in progress | Scoop.it
How decision making, communication, and dark-side tendencies vary.
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Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? | Work in progress | Scoop.it

The real gender issue isn’t a lack of qualified women, but a surplus of unqualified men.

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How Monica Lewinsky overcame fear of presenting – and you can too

How Monica Lewinsky overcame fear of presenting – and you can too | Work in progress | Scoop.it

Monica Lewinsky transformed her terror into a standing ovation at TED. Here's how you can use the same techniques to overcome your own fear of presenting.

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Why Trust Is Essential For Success in the Workplace

Why Trust Is Essential For Success in the Workplace | Work in progress | Scoop.it

Imagine that you're assigned to a new project with a new team, but you know from the onset that there’s not enough trust among your team members. What

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This One Trait is Critical for Effectiveness When Working Across Cultures

This One Trait is Critical for Effectiveness When Working Across Cultures | Work in progress | Scoop.it
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The sad, sick life of the business traveller

The sad, sick life of the business traveller | Work in progress | Scoop.it
MANY of us have found ourselves trying to explain to friends and colleagues that, no, business travel isn’t as fun and glamorous as it seems. Finally, ther
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Three rules for clear international emails

Three rules for clear international emails | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Avoid confusion and causing offence when your emails cross cultures by following these simple rules of international emailing.
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10 Ways to Use Body Language to Get the Job

10 Ways to Use Body Language to Get the Job | Work in progress | Scoop.it
So you can project the most positive mannerisms in your next interview, check out this expert advice from hiring managers on what body language to adopt.
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The ultimate LinkedIn cheat sheet

The ultimate LinkedIn cheat sheet | Work in progress | Scoop.it
With Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn in the news, here’s a LinkedIn cheat sheet (from Leisure Jobs) that will help you quickly create the perfect Linkedin profile, maximise your onl…
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Ten Ways To Be Rude And Unprofessional By Accident - Forbes

Ten Ways To Be Rude And Unprofessional By Accident - Forbes | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Business moves fast, and it's easy to make a social misstep without intending to. Be sure you don't break these etiquette rules and damage your own professional brand or your relationships!
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When Dishonesty Does And Doesn't Lead To Success

When Dishonesty Does And Doesn't Lead To Success | Work in progress | Scoop.it
A psychologist explains the hidden upsides to deceptionand their limitsin life and work.
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